The Overseas Indian Facilitation Centre (OIFC) set up by the Indian government in partnership with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has launched the India Corporate Internship programme for Indian diaspora students during the Regional Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas in Los Angeles in November 2015.
According to the reports, the Indian diaspora students will be offered 60 paid short term internship positions in 23 Indian companies in major Indian cities.
Internship is scheduled to be held during the summer of 2016 under a public-private partnership.
Companies participating in internship programme:
Internship positions will be offered at Apollo Hospitals, Blue Star, Flipkart, Forbes Marshall, Godrej group of companies, Infosys, Kirlosker Brothers, TATA group of companies and Wipro, among others.
Major Indian cities covered include Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Pune.
As per CII reports, students will be offered monthly stipends and accommodation during internship. The initiative aims at reaching out to Indian youth across the globe to understand the dynamics of corporate India as well as take part in India's transformation.
Interested students can apply for the internships through the OIFC website.
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They will work in diverse sectors such as Aerodynamics, Automotive, Banking & Financial services, Healthcare, Incubation centres for Indian start-ups, IT, Manufacturing Power, Retail & e-commerce and Social Enterprises.